Category: Criminal Law

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When an Impaired Charge Can be Pardoned

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Few Canadians would be surprised to find out that being charged with impaired driving is not only serious but can carry severe consequences.  Despite this, impaired driving offences are one of the most common offences to be charged in the Criminal Code. Further, individuals who have been convicted of impaired...

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Criminal Harassment

Criminal Harassment

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The Criminal Code of Canada prohibits deliberate conduct that causes psychological harm and/or results in reasonable fear for one’s safety. Criminal harassment includes behaviour such as ‘stalking’ or unwanted communication and often has to do with repeated conduct over a period of time. Being charged with criminal harassment has a...

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Impaired Driving: What You Need to Know

Impaired Driving: What You Need to Know

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If you are caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in the province of Ontario, you will be subjected to some of the toughest laws in North America.  Ontario takes great pride in its initiatives to reduce impaired driving.  In 2015, according to Statistics Canada, Ontario reported some...

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